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Noun: Phthorimaea operculella
  1. Larva of potato moth; mines in leaves and stems of e.g. potatoes and tobacco
    - potato tuberworm
  2. Greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberworm
    - potato moth, potato tuber moth, splitworm

Type of: caterpillar, gelechiid, gelechiid moth

Part of: genus Phthorimaea, Phthorimaea

Encyclopedia: Phthorimaea operculella